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Independent Study in Specialty Nursing NSSC 8110

Nursing Specialty Course

Course details

​Provides the opportunity to pursue a particular area of interest in specialty nursing. You and the course tutor determine the learning intentions, activities and evaluation strategies for the course. For further details, contact the program head in your chosen specialty. Requires program head approval to register.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of NSSC 8110 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 44479


Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44479
  • $304.48
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance


Course outline




Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This NSSC section is an independent study. Please contact the Program Head in the appropriate specialty for information and approval to register:

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Establish a specific area for study related to your area of practice.
  • Determine realistic and tangible course goals.
  • Collaboratively engage with the course instructor to develop a learning contract which includes appropriate learning strategies.
  • Determine suitable evaluation strategies in collaboration with the course instructor.
  • Complete all aspects of the learning contract including the evaluation strategies.
  • Demonstrate critical reflective thinking, professionalism, and scholarly writing in course activities.

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

Independent Study in Specialty Nursing (NSSC 8110) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  3. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  5. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  6. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time


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